Posted because I think some are confused about "the rules"
The Hitchhiker's Guide to electing a Speaker of the House
-Reps. Ted Yoho (R-FL) and Louie Gohmert (R-TX) have offered up their names as alternatives to Boehner. We don't know if they will officially be nominated or simply receive votes from the rank-and-file. There could be votes for other candidates as well.
-The Speaker must receive an "outright majority" of the House in order to win. That means, it isn't enough just to have a plurality or "greater number." The winner must have more than half of all votes cast.
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